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Desert Eagle - with USAF and IAF, August 2021

Desert Eagle - The US and Israel Share the Skies

Stand for Israel  |  August 12, 2021
In a new, first-of-its-kind aerial drill, pilots from the Israeli Air Force and the United States flew together in the latest showing of friendship.
Waitstill and Martha Sharp

Waitstill and Martha Sharp: Heroes of the Holocaust

Stand for Israel  |  August 10, 2021
A minister and his social worker wife from Massachusetts, Waitstill and Martha Sharp moved to Europe during WWII to help save Jewish people.
Sbarro bombing, 2001

20th Anniversary of Sbarro Pizza Terror Bombing

Stand for Israel  |  August 9, 2021
Twenty years ago, 15 Israelis were killed and 130 were wounded in the bombing of the Sbarro pizza restaurant.
Linoy Ashram at Tokyo Olympics, 2021

First Israeli Woman to Win Olympic Gold

Stand for Israel  |  August 9, 2021
The third-ever Olympic gold medalist from Israel, Linoy Ashram is also the first Israeli woman to win the top prize at an Olympics.
IDF fires on Hezbollah terrorists who launched rockets and were confronted by Druze in Lebanon, August 2021

Druze Confront Hezbollah Terrorists Who Attacked Israel

Stand for Israel  |  August 6, 2021
Those who stand for Israel have long been aware of terrorists' tactic of cowardly firing their rock
Jewish people worshiping, praying, and saying Amen at the Western Wall, 1880

Photo Friday: 'Amen! Amen!'

Stand for Israel  |  August 6, 2021
In this historic photo taken in the Holy Land in 1880, worshipers pray at the Western Wall, much as we still do today. Amen!
Excavation of biblical earthquake in Jerusalem

Unearthing Evidence of a Biblical Earthquake

Stand for Israel  |  August 5, 2021
In the very first verse of the biblical Book of Amos, we read of "the vision he saw concerning Israel two years before the earthquake, when Uzziah was king of Judah and Jeroboam son of Jehoash was king of Israel" (1:1).
Fire from rockets from Lebanon, August 4, 2021

Rockets Fired at Israel from Lebanon

Stand for Israel  |  August 4, 2021
The IDF responded with strikes to the north of Israel after Palestinian terrorists in Lebanon launched rockets into the Holy Land.
Aleksander Kramarovskiy, a math teacher who posed as father of Jewish child during Holocaust

A Father, a Math Teacher, and a Holocaust Hero

Stand for Israel  |  August 3, 2021
A Russian schoolteacher, Aleksander Kramarovskiy posed as the father of one of his Jewish pupils, saving her life during the Holocaust.
Israeli gymnast Artem Dolgopyat at Tokyo Olympics, August 1, 2021

Gymnast Wins Gold for Israel

Stand for Israel  |  August 1, 2021
The Tokyo Olympic games have been good so far for Israel, especially as she will be bringing home her second ever gold medal. The Jerusalem Post’s Idan Zonshine reports that Artem Dolgopyat, a gymnast competing in the men’s floor exercise, made the Jewish state and Jewish people proud by placing first in Tokyo.
Ashdod in the 19th Century

Photo Friday: Ashdod, Yesterday and Today

Stand for Israel  |  July 30, 2021
"...west of Ekron, all that were in the vicinity of Ashdod, together with their villages; Ashdod, i
US State Department building

Swastika Found at US State Department

Stand for Israel  |  July 28, 2021
A swastika carved into the U.S. State Department building shows anti-Semitism is on rise, even in America, the Jewish state's greatest ally.

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